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Students Win National, State Academic Honors

PTK-All-Colorado

Kay Howarth and Katherine Michalak, students at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, are national Bronze Tier Scholars on Coca-Cola’s 2016 Community College Academic Team. Four other FRCC students join Howarth and Michalak on the All-Colorado Academic Team. The national and state teams recognize high-achieving students who demonstrate academic excellence and intellectual rigor, combined

Hands-On Training for Computer Networking Students

Shah-Bhatti

Industry in Colorado finds it difficult to fill “middle-skills” positions – the jobs skilled technicians fill. There’s research to back this up from Burning Glass. It found that middle-skill jobs in Colorado take 16 percent longer to fill than middle-skills jobs in the rest of the country. Manufacturers, as a subset of industry, have an

New Greenhouse Supports Horticulture Programs

Greenhouse

A new building at the Westminster Campus has students asking a question that gets to the root of the horticulture programs at FRCC: “When do we get to go into the greenhouse?” The 2,000-square-foot greenhouse had its maiden voyage during the middle portion of the fall 2015 semester. Now, with thoughts on spring and the

Take Care of Your Heart All Year

Heart-Health

February is Heart Month, but you should take care of your heart year-round. These are my top three ways to stay heart-healthy. Anything I share with students or write about is truly self-advice and self-reflection. I hope some of these thoughts may resonate with you. Be Present. Be present in your choices and reactions. Be present

College Goal Sunday 2016: Get Help With the FAFSA

College-Goal-Sunday

Would you like help paying for college? Who wouldn’t? Your attention might be focused on filing your income tax return, but if you or dependents will be going to college in August, you should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – the FAFSA – separate applications for each student, including yourself. Sunday, February

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